RoboWaiter wants to make American restaurants great again with robots

 RoboWaiter’s crack team, consisting of a developer, designer and a robotics expert, came together at last night’s Disrupt NY hackathon to create a faster, better, smarter waiter using IBM Watson and robots. Read More

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8 great gifts for your favorite frequent flyer

2016-gift-guide-connected-traveler Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for others on your list? Check out our full 2016 Gift Guide Hub. Looking for a great gift for the road warrior or frequent flyer in your life? Well look no further. Here are some of our favorite things… Read More

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Bragi’s The Headphone proves fully wireless earbuds can be great

bragi-headphone-main Ditching frills for focus The Headphone doesn’t offer activity tracking or fancy gesture controls – instead, it promises Bluetooth audio, with physical buttons on the right earbud to control playback and volume. The case for The Headphone just holds the buds for charging; unlike The Dash, the storage container does not also hold backup charge for the headset. Despite everything… Read More

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Autonomous cars are going to be great for jerks, study finds

3608410486_212f66ca0f_b If you’re kind of an ass when you drive, autonomous cars are going to be great for you, a new study from the London School of Economics and Goodyear has found (via Geekwire). Basically self-driving cars will opt on the side of safety and caution, which means aggressive jerks who drive like morons will be able to bully them all over the road. The study found that surprisingly, drivers… Read More

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Bower & Wilkins’ P7 wireless headphones are all luxe and great performance

dsc_2557 It was announced on the second day of the month, and, well, here it is: The wireless version of Bower & Wilkins’ P7 headphones. Well, how are they? As great as I’d hoped, but there are some changes that were made that seem out of place. But rest assured: Despite being tailored to the mid and high frequencies, they still have those warm, roomy lows for bass. Price as… Read More

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